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What really was possible in the 80's

Posted by potatohead, 01 March 2013 · 680 views

This video is pretty great.  It covers a retro title made on modern devices remade for the device that inspired it!  Enjoy.I think it speaks highly of the many activities going on in our little corner of the retro scene.

Behind the demo scenes

Posted by potatohead, 21 February 2013 · 561 views

https://www.youtube....So-m4NUzKLwThis is a great talk on how it all gets put together.  Enjoy.


Posted by potatohead, 08 December 2012 · 652 views

Remember these?http://youtu.be/0dVo3nbLYC0 Remember what it was like when you watched them?Now consider this:http://youtu.be/S6ZsXrzF8Cc Get as aggressive as you want in comments, but be very prepared to support what you say.  Enjoy!

CFFA 3000 installed today

Posted by potatohead, 19 August 2012 · 953 views

I'll go ahead and post up some images and such later.  Didn't have a lot of time for that today, but I did have time to install the card and get it configured well enough to go and run some stuff.

My Apple only has a single Disk ][  That's been a little limiting, simply because it's not enough storage for some of the better things you can...

Some stuff I did

Posted by potatohead, 31 July 2012 · 415 views

Was having a conversation about past projects only to find the project pages rotting out there.  Since that conversation is happening here, I thought I would just make a quick archive.

This is a STL file viewer I wrote.  Two screening, one from a CAD system, and one from the viewer showing a reduced polygon file.

The binary package contains compiled...

Image Container

Posted by potatohead, 05 March 2012 · 505 views

Just a place to upload stuff I captured from my Apple //e A type in program and some pictures Keatah posted here.

Apple II Disk Image Related Things

Posted by potatohead, 01 October 2011 · 1,412 views

I wanted to use my Apple as a simple VT100 type terminal for various Propeller related things. I remembered Pro Term way back when, and it was a very solid product, employing then modern GUI type interaction. Interestingly, that interaction is familiar even now, tab, space, arrows doing what a modern Windows computer would do. Funny that. Really, some...

Running Apple this weekend.

Posted by potatohead, 19 September 2011 · 394 views

Scored a really great 80's portable TV. It can sit right on top of the Apple. Now, if I could only find one of those green screens... all in due time.

Anyway, the TV is sweet. Required almost no real adjustment. I pulled the back and did the usual. Expanded the displayed frame, by pulling the yoke back just a bit. it's a newer one, so I didn't have...

Atari begins C&D to retro community

Posted by potatohead, 22 August 2011 · 603 views


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